Homemade Applesauce with No Added Sugar

It's finally starting to feel like fall here in Missouri. (We get a bit of a late start here, and I'm not a fan.) So I figured it was a fitting time to dust off my homemade applesauce recipe and share it with you! I love this recipe because it only has 3 ingredients, none …

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7 Life Lessons I Learned From Working in a Bakery

My sophomore and junior years of college, I worked in a bakery on campus with one of the chefs from our Nutrition and Dietetics Department, Chef Todd. Throughout those 2 years, I learned a lot about baking. But I also learned a little bit about life too. Here are some of the valuable life lessons …

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My Ultimate Salad Guide

It wasn't until this year that I truly came to appreciate homemade salads. I always had this preconceived notion that salads that were made at home never turned out good. It always seemed like such a chore to buy all of the ingredients and put them together, only to have a bland, sub-par meal. And …

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7 Reasons to Check Out Your Local Farmers’ Market

When I got my first apartment during my sophomore year of college, I was thrown into the world of grocery shopping. While I had done it from time to time before college, I was never completely in charge of buying all of my own food. It was harder than I'd expected. Over time though, I …

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Homemade Vegan Zoodle Dish

I've always loved the idea of eating vegetables in spaghetti form. Whether it be spaghetti squash or spiralized veggies, adding extra veggies to a meal in that way seems so great! In recent years, I've really started using spaghetti squash more in the kitchen. So I figured it was time to start experimenting with spiralized …

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Should You Be Taking Vitamin Supplements?

In the past few decades, Americans have become much more aware of their overall health, and the factors that can improve or worsen it. With this, countless studies have been conducted to investigate the various ways one can improve their health. This phenomenon has led to tons of medical breakthroughs, forever improving the lives of …

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How to Make Your Own Plastic-Free Sugar Scrub

As I mentioned in one of my previous posts, there are actually a lot of body sugar scrubs that contain tiny pieces of plastic that help with the exfoliation process. But this really isn't necessary, since the added sugar alone can exfoliate really well. So I'm writing a sort of mini-post to show how easy …

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Why Maker Oats Are a Great Breakfast Option For the Busy Person

If you're anything like me (and I'm sure you are), you're always scrambling to get ready quickly in the morning. To make things more challenging, I do my workouts in the morning. So I really have to get a move on the second I get out of bed. When I'm finished with my workout and …

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15 Ways Extra Sugar is Sneaking Into Your Diet

By now, we are all probably hyper-aware of our sugar intake and which foods to avoid that are notoriously high in sugar. But what if some of those foods that you normally wouldn't worry about are actually surprisingly high in added sugar as well? Believe it or not, a lot of the foods that are …

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Roundup of My Favorite Nutrition Blogs!

Ok, so this post isn't as nutrition-based as my other posts are. But what I'm hoping to accomplish through this post is to give my readers some other excellent nutrition blogs and Instagram accounts to keep up with! ...Along with My Food Farmacy, of course. (: So if you're on the hunt for some other …

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